Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.
How Corporations “Get Away With Murder” to Inflate Prices on Rent, Food, and Electricity
Antitrust expert Hal Singer shows how big businesses in certain industries are taking advantage of inflation worries to jack up prices far beyond their cost increases, all the while raking in robber-baron profits.
A Nobel Award for the Wrong Model
Diamond-Dybvig-Bernanke is a flawed model of banking that has no room for a lender of last resort
Goats and Graduate Students: Working with and Learning from Lance Taylor
In memory of Lance Taylor
The Lost World of Sovereign Bankruptcy and the Future of Government Default
Pari passu clauses were deliberately crafted to gain an upper hand in sovereign bankruptcy disputes brought to the London stock exchange’s jurisdiction
The Libertarian Anti-Apartheid White Supremacy of W.H. Hutt
James M. Buchanan’s defenders argue he was not racist because of his ties with the anti-apartheid economist W.H. Hutt, but this defense fails miserably
Axel Leijunhufvud, Wide-Ranging Economist
An obituary for Axel Leijunhufvud (Sept 6, 1933 - May 5, 2022)
A Sobering View of High Fuel Prices, Green Energy, and Biden’s Plans to Help Europe
Veteran researcher sheds light on what’s going on, how long the pain might last, and possible paths forward.